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Luis Perdomo, “Universal Mind”

By: Edward Blanco Venezuelan-born pianist Luis Perdomo has been a stalwart of the New York jazz scene since the early 90s and with Universal Mind—his fourth album as leader—accomplishes a dream he thought would never happen—recording with legendary drummer Jack DeJohnette. Perdomo had first heard the drummer’s work as a …

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St Lucia Jazz 2012

SAINT LUCIA (January 31, 2012) – Saint Lucia Jazz, now into its 21st year, will feature some of the best live performances from renowned local, regional and international superstars, with celebrated performer and multiple Grammy winner Lionel Richie headlining this year’s festival.   The 2012 event, April 30 – May13, …

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Hulon-After Hours

Artist: Hulon Title: After Hours Genre: Smooth Jazz Label: Premier Musique Group Release Date: Product Link: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/hulon2/from/muzikman Website: http://hulon.com Source Link: http://www.muzikreviews.com/reviews.php?ID=2027 After Hours is an interesting mix of contemporary R&B with smooth jazz.  The two vocal tracks are very much in the adult contemporary R&B genre, while the rest …

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SFJAZZ Launches New Online Venue – Are You Listening? A place for the conversation of jazz in today’s culture.

Today SFJAZZ is launching Are You Listening (http://www.areyoulistening.me), for the jazz community to engage with one another and to contribute their thoughts, perspectives and financial support for the music. “With Are You Listening, we want to create an online space for the types of conversations that are going to take place in the …

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Stone Quartet Live at Vision Festival CD-2011 Ayler Records

Glenn Astarita Similar to the touring be-bop all-stars of yesteryear, the post-modern sensibilities of today’s improvising musicians often derail semblances of the tried and true. This drummer-less quartet featuring prominent improvisers, generate progressive jazz-based undertones and semi-controlled interactions, largely entrenched within avant-garde type persuasions. Here, the band is captured at …

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